101 Events that Made the 20th Century • 2018 • 3 episodes • 6h:48m

The twentieth century was an extraordinary 100 years that saw change on an unprecedented scale, brought about by events ranging from wars and natural disasters to moments of industrial and artistic genius. Packed with archive material and interviews with a range of experts and familiar faces, each of the episodes in this new series looks at key events around a specific theme, for example law and order, and the impact they had. An episode on turning points looks at pivotal moments such as the assassination of JFK, while others cover wars, the rise of new borders and states, revolutions in art, entertainment and industry, diseases such as AIDS and societal changes such as universal suffrage and the rise in consumerism. This is a comprehensive and fascinating look at the world we now live in, as shaped by its recent past.

101-89 Events 20th Century

This episode counts down from 101 to 89 events that marketed the last century. From the discovery of king tut in the valley of the kings, to the evacuation of Dunkirk

1/8 • 2018 • History

88-74 Events 20th Century

This episode we count down from 88 to 74 events that have shaped and influenced thought, marked wars, changes fashion, and rebuilt economies

2/8 • 2018 • History

10-1 Events 20th Century

Which ten events will stay in our minds and hearts as those that marked history Martin Luther king’s i have a dream speech influenced civil rights laws, apartheid ended in south Africa, a bomb dropped on Hiroshima, and man landed on the moon.

8/8 • 2018 • History